Storm Events Database

Event Details:

Event Drought
County/Area ELLIS
Report Source Other Federal Agency
NCEI Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2008-06-15 00:00:00.0 CST-6
End Date 2008-06-30 23:59:00.0 CST-6
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 0.00K
Crop Damage 0.00K
Episode Narrative Although much of Oklahoma reported above average rainfall totals, northwest Oklahoma remained dry. As a result, D2 drought set in over a small area of Harper and Ellis counties. The wheat harvest was minimal, and some farmers were forced to sell off their cattle. The drought caused Gov. Brad Henry today send a letter to U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Ed Schafer requesting disaster assistance for farmers and ranchers. Luckily in this area, the rains returned, albeit a little late, to northwest Oklahoma, prompting officials to lower the drought monitor to D1 and then D0. Monetary damages were estimated.
Event Narrative Monetary damages were estimated.


All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 0 0 100.00K 0.00K
HARPER (ZONE) HARPER (ZONE) OK 06/15/2008 00:00 CST-6 Drought 0 0 100.00K 0.00K
ELLIS (ZONE) ELLIS (ZONE) OK 06/15/2008 00:00 CST-6 Drought 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 100.00K 0.00K